The Resource The night garden, Polly Horvath

The night garden, Polly Horvath

Label
The night garden
Title
The night garden
Statement of responsibility
Polly Horvath
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is World War II, and Franny and her parents, Sina and Old Tom, enjoy a quiet life on a farm on Vancouver Island. Franny writes, Sina sculpts, and Old Tom tends to their many gardens--including the ancient, mysterious night garden. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbour begs Sina to watch her children. Soon after the children move in, amid the chaos of the household, Sina sees UFOs, a hermit makes himself useful, a mystery involving the neighbour's husband and a spy plane emerges, and the night garden reveals its powers of wish fulfillment
Summary
Franny Whitekraft lives with her parents on a farm on Vancouver Island. Their peaceful life is turned upside down when their neighbor, Crying Alice, drops off her children while she goes to visit her husband at the military base where he is stationed. She fears he is planning something terrible.
Pace
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10567329
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horvath, Polly
Dewey number
C813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
830
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Magic
  • Gardens
  • Wishes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • British Columbia
  • Canada
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The night garden, Polly Horvath
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780374304522
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The night garden, Polly Horvath
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780374304522
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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